Sheriff

Sheriff's Office responsibilities

  • criminal investigations
  • county jail operations
  • weapon permits
  • civil process such as sheriff's sales, paper service and garnishments
  • warrants, court orders and courtroom security

Purpose Statement

As the only law enforcement office in the nation elected by the people and for the people to constitutionally serve as the supreme law enforcement authority of Winneshiek County, our purpose and mission is to ensure the safety of the public in a friendly, approachable and ethical manner, while always upholding and protecting the constitutional rights of our citizens. 

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Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office

9 hours 35 minutes ago

Date: 8/19/2018
Time: 3:25 pm
Incident/Charge: Aggravated Misdemeanor Eluding, Speeding, Driving on Wrong Side of Two Way Highway, Passing Contrary to Highway Sign, Careless Driving, Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Liability, Operation without Registration
Location: Highway 52 in Decorah Township

Person: Trey Baures
Address: Decorah, Iowa
Age: 20

Incident Details: Trey Baures was arrested and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail for aggravated misdemeanor eluding and also cited for speeding, driving on wrong side of two way highway, passing contrary to highway sign, careless driving, failure to provide proof of financial liability, operation without registration.

Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office

9 hours 35 minutes ago

Date: 8/19/2018
Time: 1:50 am
Incident/Charge: (7) Charges – Aggravated Misdemeanor Assault on Peace Officer, Serious Misdemeanor Assault on Peace Officer, Serious Misdemeanor Operating Under the Influence, Serious Misdemeanor Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd Offense, Simple Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving While License Under Suspension and Speeding.
Location: Highway 52 in Springfield Township

Person: Dustin Reyes
Address: Postville, Iowa
Age: 31

Incident Details: Dustin Reyes was arrested and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail on charges listed above.

Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office

9 hours 36 minutes ago

Date: 8/18/2018
Time: 1:36 pm
Incident/Charge: (2) Warrants, Felony Possession of Controlled Substance (methamphetamine) and Serious Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Location: Calmar, Iowa

Person: Kristina Broszeit
Address: Calmar, Iowa
Age: 36

Incident Details: Kristina Broszeit was arrested and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail.

Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office

9 hours 36 minutes ago

Date: 8/17/2018
Time: 11 pm
Incident/Charge: Probation Violation Warrant
Location: Dorchester, Iowa

Person: Joshua Amunrud
Address: Dorchester, Iowa
Age: 33

Incident Details: Joshua Amunrud was arrested and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail.

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